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Fontana Regional Library branches closed

All Fontana Regional Library locations in Macon, Jackson, and Swain counties will be closed to the public through March 31, although phone calls will be answered.

In evaluating information that indicates that aggressive early social distancing can stop the coronavirus from exponentially spreading, library leadership is making this difficult decision. Currently the plan is to reopen April 1, but staff will be continually assessing the situation to determine if this date will be extended.

Overdue fines for materials due during this time will be waived. Additionally, eBooks and eAudiobooks remain available, and streaming video via Kanopy and NCLive is also available at Wi-Fi also extends around the perimeter of library buildings and can generally be picked up from sections of the parking lots.

To further serve the public during the time, the libraries plan to offer curbside pickup of materials that have been placed on hold. For more information and details, call the Jackson County Public Library in Sylva, at 828.586.2016. 

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